Project Description

Patient Moving and Handling Certification

This Patient Manual Handling course meets the training obligations under the 2007 Manual Handling Regulations and the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005. It is mandatory for all Nursing and Health Care Personnel.

We will call to your premises to deliver Patient Manual Handling training. Local areas for our patient Manual Handling course are Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Clare, Tipperary and Waterford.

Participants who have completed this Patient Handling Course will be able to:

  • Recognise a load, which is too heavy or awkward
  • Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
  • Lift and handle loads safely (both inanimate and animate)

Course Content


  • The law and its application to the manual handling environment
  • Muscular-skeletal system
  • Biomechanics and mechanism of injury
  • Flexibility
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment
  • Basic principles of lifting

Practical Application:

  • Inanimate Lifting
  • Patient Moving & Handling


1 Day


Written Test and Manual Handling Skills assessment by Instructor.

Economical & Flexible:

We provide onsite Manual Handling training courses throughout Munster provide training in the evening or at weekends. Our Registered Manual Handling Instructors have extensive experience of training within the HSE and private Nursing Homes and can travel to your desired location to deliver this course.

Class will only run with a minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 8 participants and cost €95 per person.

Are you interested in finding out about our Public and Private Classes? Call us on 021 2362905 or click below.

48 hours notice of cancellation must be given, late cancellation fee of 25% applies to all bookings.

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This course is ideal for:

The course is for people who need to learn the safe and effective techniques used in the safe moving and handling of people in a variety of different settings and conditions. Please note flat shoes and loose clothing e.g. tracksuit should be worn for the practical aspects of this course.

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Upon successful completion Participants will be issued with a 2 year certificate. In order to maintain this qualification after your two year certification period, you will be required to re-take the course again, as there is no refresher training for people who currently have an in-date certificate.

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Some Customer Experiences:

A great course, everyone should learn CPR, thanks Eric!


Eric and his team are fantastic instructors, very knowledgeable.

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